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Javad Ejei, Hemin Khezri Azar, Mohsen Babaei Sangelaji, Javad Amani,
Volume 2, Issue 4 (3-2009)

This research aimed at studying the relationship between the perceived teacher autonomy support, basic psychological needs (autonomy, competence and communication), intrinsic motivation and effort in Structural equation modeling method. 287 freshmen of Babol’s boys high schools were selected through stage cluster sampling method. These subjects answered to the Learning Climate Questionnaire (Black & Deci, 2000), Basic Need Psychological Scale (La Guardia et al. 2000), Intrinsic Motivation Scale (1989) and Effort Scale (Dupeyrat & Marine, 2005).Results of the study revealed that teacher autonomy support exerted a direct and significant influence upon the psychological needs satisfaction, and this would have an indirect influence upon the students’ intrinsic motivation. In addition, autonomy and competence had a positive and direct influence upon the intrinsic motivation, while the effect of communication on the intrinsic motivation was not significant. Intrinsic motivation exerted a direct and significant influence upon students’ effort. In general based on the results of the study it can be concluded that teacher autonomy support can meet the students’ basic psychological needs which can in turn influence their intrinsic motivation
M, Amani, E, Shiri, M, Valipoor, V, Shiri,
Volume 7, Issue 1 (12-2013)

Present research studied the role of anxiety sensitivity and cognitive emotion regulation in the anxiety and depression. At first, of 300 individuals who were volunteer to participate in the study, on basis of their score on the Depression Anxiety Stress Scale, 41 individuals who had one standard deviation above the mean in DASS depression component were put in the depressed group, 52 individuals who had one standard deviation above the mean in DASS anxiety component were put in the anxious group, and 60 individuals who had not high scores were casually put in the normal group. Then they completedanxiety sensitivity index andshort form ofcognitive emotion regulation questionnaire. Data were analyzed by Pearson correlation and stepwise discriminant analysis. Results showed that for the classification of the individuals in each group, anxiety sensitivity, positive reappraisal, positive refocusing, catastrophication, self-blame and others blaming had significant predicting contribution. The anxiety sensitivity was the strongest predicting variable for the membership of the individuals in the groups. In sum, 59.5% of the individuals have been placed correctly in the groups. These results showed that anxiety sensitivity and cognitive emotion regulation ,as two important factors, had important role in psychopathology of depression and anxiety and so special focus should be put on them at the time of psychotherapy.
Jahangir Kashefi Neyshaburi, Narges Zamani, Mohammad Darvishi,
Volume 8, Issue 4 (3-2014)

The aim of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of Impulse Control Training on Impulsiveness and Anxiety and Depressions sisters of children with childhood onset fluency disorders: by using a single case design.
Three consecutive chronic outpatients fulfilling DSM-5 and criteria for Impulsiveness were treated according to Core treatment manual of Impulse. Patients were assessed with a battery of measures,
Including the Barrat impulsivity scale (BIS), Beck Depression Inventory-II (BDI-II), Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI).
The treatment was associated with large reductions in the specific measures of Impuls (BIS), reductions in general measures of anxiety (BAI), depression (BDI-II).
The results of Effect of Impulse Control Training on Impulsiveness and Anxiety and Depressions sisters of children with childhood onset fluency disorders. Although this study is limited by the absence of a control group, these results clearly imply strong and generalized results for Impulse therapy. The treatment appears therefore promising, although a controlled evaluation of its effectiveness is necessary to draw a definitive conclusion.
Asghar Noruzi, Alireza Moradi, Karim Zamani, Jafar Hassani,
Volume 11, Issue 3 (December 2017, Volume 11, Issue 3 2017)

The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy of logotherapy based on Rumi's thoughts with acceptance and commitment therapy on the psychological well-being of the elderly. The research method was an experimental design (Pre‐test‐Post‐test Control Group Design). The population consisted of all elderly people who were 60 years old and older in Sari city in 2017, among them 66 elderly (46 women and 20 men) were selected using simple random sampling from elderly referred to centers rehabilitation of the daily welfare of elderly people in Sari city and assigned to experimental and control groups randomly. A psychological well-being questionnaire (Reef, 1989) was used to collect information. The results of the multivariate analysis of covariance showed that the logotherapy based on Rumi's thoughts and acceptance and commitment therapy can increase the psychological well-being of the elderly (P<0.01). Also, the results showed that there is no significant difference between the effectiveness of the two interventio. It could be argued that Rumi's thought could be enhance and flourish psychological treatment for the elderly.
Mohammad Sadegh Zamani Zarchi, Masoud Gholamali Lavasani , Javad Javad Ejei , Ali Ali Hosseinzadeh Oskouei, Sahar Samadi Kashan ,
Volume 12, Issue 1 (volume12, Issuel1 2018)

Divorce is a reality in the lives of many people around the world. This phenomenon is affecting people's lives in many ways and is the origin of complex emotional, cognitive and physical changes in the family, especially children. In this regard, this study was conducted to explore the lived experience of children of divorce about their emotional experiences. In this qualitative study, a phenomenological framework was adopted. The population under study was 17 adolescents aged 12-18 years old; who had experienced the separation of their parents. The participants were selected purposively, and selection continued until data saturation. Data collected by semi-structured and face-to-face individual interviews. The data were analyzed using the Colaizzi`s proposed stages. The thematic analysis resulted in three sub-themes for emotional experiences including anger and hate, fear and feeling of defenseless. According to findings, the adolescents participating in the study faced with a variety of emotions and experiences during the divorce and thereafter. Based on the results, children of divorce have numerous mental and environmental perceptions and experiences which in some cases can affect their well-being and mental health. The results emphasize the need for a deeper explanation of the lived experience of these people by psychologists and social workers and implementing therapeutic interventions based on the content derived from the present study, focusing on improving their emotional states.

Youness Yousefi, Asrin Mohamadi, Sara Tavazoei, Ahmad Amani,
Volume 16, Issue 3 (1-2023)

Down syndrome is a genetic disease that affects parents and impairs the functioning of the family, especially the mother .Mothers of children with Down syndrome face many challenges.
Aim: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of group intervention based on acceptance and commitment on family protective factors, emotional and social loneliness and parenting stress in mothers of children with Down syndrome.
Method: The design of the present study was a quasi-experimental type of pretest-posttest and follow-up with a control group.
Results: The results showed that group intervention based on acceptance and commitment increases mothers' scores on family protective factors, reduces feelings of emotional and social loneliness and parenting stress (in the dimensions of parental confusion and dysfunctional parent-child interaction).
Conclusion: According to the research findings, it is suggested to use group intervention based on acceptance and commitment to improve value-based interactions and strategies in mothers of children with Down syndrome.

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